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World Cotton Research Conference-5 in November
Jun '11
The World Cotton Research Conference-5 (WCRC – 5) will be held in Mumbai, India from November 7-11, 2011. The Indian Society for Cotton Improvement and the Indian Council of Agricultural Research will host the Conference. Early registration is available until June 30; the registration fee will rise on July 1.

Full-length papers must be submitted to Session Coordinators by end of July 2011.

As of June 7, 427 researchers from 32 countries have registered for the Conference. It is expected that the total attendance at the Conference will exceed 800 participants. The National Organizing Committee, in consultation with the International Committee, has finalized a list of internationally recognized researchers as Plenary Speakers.

The Plenary Speakers will be from Australia, Brazil, China, Czech Republic, Germany, India, Pakistan, Senegal and the U.S. Keynote speakers for each discipline are being selected from the list of registered researchers.

Dr. Abduk Kalam, former President of India, will be the Honorary Guest Speaker and talk about "Dreams for Tomorrow." The Program also includes two Technical Tours following the Conference.

Indian Society for Cotton Improvement (ISCI), Mumbai in collaboration with Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi and International Cotton Advisory committee (ICAC) is organizing the mega event of “WORLD COTTON RESEARCH CONFERENCE (WCRC-5)” for the first time in Asia at Mumbai in India from November 7 to 11, 2011.

International Cotton Advisory committee (ICAC)

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